Vote Local--It Matters. 2023 Minneapolis Municipal Election Resources.

Municipal Election Calendar—November 7 Election Day




Early voting period September 22 - November 6(closed October 9)
Vote early in-person
Vote early by mail
Early registration deadline Tuesday, October 17
Registration deadline is 5 p.m. if registering by paper and 11:59 p.m. if registering online. If you miss this deadline, you can still register on Election Day or through the absentee voting process.
Register to vote
Recommended deadline to apply for a ballot
Tuesday, October 24
Apply for a mail ballot
Deadlines to return your mail ballot
Tuesday, November 7
Ballots sent in the mail must arrive on or by November 7.Ballots dropped off in person due by 8 p.m.Ballots delivered using a service (Fed-Ex, UPS, etc.) due by 8 p.m.
How to return your ballot
Election Day Tuesday, November 7
Polls open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Find where you vote
Election results Wednesday, November 8
Ranked choice voting tabulation will begin the day after
Election Day for any races where an unofficial winner cannot be announced on election night.

2023 Minneapolis Local Election Education

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2023 City Council Candidate Forums

Statement on Candidate Forum Recordings

The League of Women Voters sponsors candidate forms to provide the public with an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues that are important to members of the public. The League is a nonpartisan organization that does not support or oppose any political party or candidate. The views expressed in each forum are those of the candidates, not those of the League of Women Voters. LWV posts complete, unedited recordings of forums. Editing is authorized only for official media reporting. Excerpts or edited clips of candidate forums may not be used for partisan, political purposes.


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Disability Rights

Your vote is your voice and everyone wants to vote, including people with disabilities. Based in MN statute, The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Voting Rights Act, people with disabilities have specific rights when it comes to voting.

MN Disability Rights

Kid's Guide to Voting

Kids are the voters of tomorrow so let's help them discover why their voice matters. Helping kids gain an understanding of the process of governance with set the stage.